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. listen. and there is panic and fear in the streets of israel tonight. and we're going to talk to abc's global affairs correspondent christiane amanpour about what this war, if it happens, could mean to the united states. but we go first to the front lines, where israel meets the gaza strip, and abc's alex marquardt is there, in the middle, in gaza city. alex? >> reporter: good evening, diane. we've heard some very loud explosions all around us tonight as israeli missiles land. we've also heard the distinct whoosh of outgoing rockets as hamas and other militant groups return fire. tonight, it seems this burst of violence is only getting worse. all day long, rockets filled the bright blue sky, gaza militants firing on israel. at least one rocket landed tonight in tel aviv, israel's commercial capital. sirens blared as residents hit the ground. three israelis were killed earlier when a rocket hit their apartment in the south. this as israeli warplanes pounded the gaza strip. its target? militant groups, most notably, hamas. but caught in the cross-fire, at least 12 civilians, including
. we will stay on top of that. >>> fighting between israel and palestinian has come to a temporary halt. israeli officials agreed to stop the wave of air strikes on gaza while the egyptian prime minister visits. >>> there is hope that egypt's leader will be able to broker some sort of truce between hamas and israelis. earlier 100 missiles landed in gaza bringing the death toll there to 19. >>> a record settlement for the worst environmental disaster in u.s. history. bp will pay a $4.5 billion fine and plead guilty to criminal charges stemming from the explosion on the deep water horizon oil rig in 2010. 11 workers were killed. 172 million gallons of crude oil spewed into the gulf of mexico over 85 days. bp still faces a larger fine for violating the clean water act. >>> we have some pretty stunning new video of hurricane sandy's assault on new york and new jersey. surveillance video shows a transit station in hoboken, new jersey, being flooded by torrents of water gushing from an elevator shaft. train service is still disrupted because of the storm. president obama, yesterday, paid his
. israel and palestinians in gaza are lobbing hundred of rockets at each other. >> it is a war that threatens to pull at its neighbors and possibly the united states as well. abc's global affairs anchor christieian amanpour is in jerusalem where you can imagine tensions are extremely high. >> reporter: after days of tit-for-tat attacks between israel and palestinians in gaza, the israeli military stepped up, operating pillar of defense. its first target was al jabari, a military chief if hamas. israel and the west call a terrorist organization. the israeli defense forces proudly hailed his assassination, releasing this poster. but his death was just the beginning. five of the palestinians killed so far were children. including this 11-month-old baby, held in the arms of his father, a local journalist for the bbc who asked, what did my son do to die like this? the hamas leader vowed revenge telling reporters, israel started this war, but they will never know its end. our rockets will hit tel aviv. we have plan in place, and they will regret what they did. and hamas made good on
overnight from texas. >>> breaking news. israel and gaza, grabbing the world's attention. ground troops at the ready, even as israel promises a truce. we are live in gaza. >>> also, new images of sandy's wrath. the hurricane famously crippled public transit. and now, we have new video showing it all happen. >>> and an incredible story from the storm zone. love letters wash ashore, discovered after 60 years. >>> good morning, everyone. a salute to american heroes has turned into a horrific accident scene at a railroad crossing in texas. with four people dead, and 17 injured. >> federal investigators have arrived in midland, hours after a freight train slammed into a parade float that was carrying wounded veterans. abc's larry jacobs reports. >> the trailer got hit by a train. we need as many units as you can. >> reporter: a parade float carrying wounded veterans to a banquet in their honor, was broadsided by a freight train. it happened at this railroad crossing in midland, texas. two 18-wheelers were carrying dozens of wounded warriors and their families. the first got across the railro
sky. gaza militant firing on israel. at least one rocket landed tonight in tel aviv. israel commercial capitol. sirens flared as residents hit the ground. 3 israelis were killed earlier when a rocket hit their apartment in the south. this as israeli war planes pounded the gaza strip. tm target militant groups most notably hamas. but caught in the cross fire at least 12 civilians. including 11 month old boy. what did my son do to die like this his father cried. israel says this ace response to the almost 800 rockets that had landed in israel from gaza this year alone. this biggest escalation in years began yesterday with israel targeting the car of hamas top military commander. eliminated in the blink of an eye. israel sits is ready to enlarge this operation and tonight there are reports of significant troop movement towards gaza. 30,000 reservist may also be called up. sign that israeli ground incursion into this tinyen clarify may imminent. >> alex reporting from gaza city. >> moving on. south bay parent blows the whistle. she tells us how she figured out a reg
and explosion, violence escalates in the middle east. israel inches closer to sending ground forces into gaza. we're at the border. >> nfl commissioner roger goodell is in studio 57 today to talk concussions, expansion and why your kids should still play football. >> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> we lost fouramericans. >> are there still questions out there? you bet. we're going to continue to work to get those answers. >> former cia director dave petraeus heads to capitol hill. >> he'll testify behind closed doors about that deadly september 11th attack on benghazi. >> cia announce it's launching an investigation into petraeus' conduct ile he was still in charge of the agency. >> petraeus says no classified information was shared. >> fire was exchanged between israel and hamas. >> this battle is escalating. >> israel is prepared to take whatever action is necessary to defend our people. >> as long as i've been here i haven't seen something of this magnitude. >> four people are dead and 17 more hurt after a train crashed a parade float carr
in southern israel. the israeli military says some 350 rockets fired into israel this week with nearly 100 fired today alone. one rocket hit a house. no one was hurt. a brief cease fire between the israelis and palestinians collapsed. two were supposed to stop fighting while they visited the area today. melissa mollet is live with more on this. melissa, good morning. >> good morning. >>> the israeli military has consigned troops, a sign relations could collapse further. more than two dozen people have been killed during the past three days of fierce fighting in that region. at the live desk, melissa mollet, news 4. >>> today congress will finally hear from david petraeus in their search for answers about september's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the former cia director will testify before the senate and house intelligence committees. the general visited libya shortly after the attack which killed four americans, including ambassador chris stevens. they began holding closed door hearings yesterday. they watched a video of the attack. senator saxby chambliss, the ra
rafferty has the other headlines. >> thank, gret a. violence is escalating in the middle-east. israel ground forces are on the move toward the gaza strip. top officials giving the military the go ahead to mobilize. 30,000 troops could be called up for a possibleivation. mill tans in gaza have fired more than 200 rockets into the country, targing tel aviv. four people are dead and 17 more hurt after a train crash in west texas. the union pacific freight train colliding. carrying wounded veterans and their wifes to a benefit to honor war heroes. they don't know if the train crews saw the float approaching. now back to "on the record." >> greta: okay, listen to this one. democratic senator 58 murray will seek the job of senate budget committee chair. but get this -- she can be the commit to dog a budget. she wants the title, but does he want to do the job? doesn't the senate need somebody to come up with a budget or try since they haven't passed one since 2009 joining us are rick cline, the washington post, steve hayez. >> i think the bottoming chairman should try to pass a budget. it ha
chief getting killed in a car. >> reaction, democrat/republican -- u.s. stands with israel. we have to help them out. i think you are right, you can see a lot of that coming in the coming days with the administration, isn't at least verbally defiant in defending israel. >> greta: we have no idea what will happen in a couple of hours. things can quiet down. but where we have to face the dawn with the uncertainty. let's hope things are quieted down because there is a lot of danger in that part of the world. of course, israel is a good ally, it's a chronic problem for decades. thank you, gentlemen. coming up, could governor romney's plan keep us from going off the fiscal cliff? you will be surprised who thinks you will be surprised who thinks it if we want to improve our schools... ... what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve
there. i'm veronica de la cruz. and here's what's happening. hundreds of rockets targeting israel were launched today by militants in gaza leading israel to respond with air strikes. the attacks could spark a ground operation in gaz. >>> bp agreed to a $4.5 billion settlement with the u.s. government over the deadly 2010 gulf oil spill. >>> and hostess brands, the makers of twinkies and wonder bread, is expected to make an announcement tomorrow about its future. it said it would liquidate if striking employees didn't return to work today. i'm veronica de la cruz. now back to "hardball." >>> back to "hardball." we now know the identity of that fbi agent, that tampa socialite jill kelley reached out to after receiving suspicious e-mails harassing her earlier this year. e-mails the fbi tracked back to biographer paula broadwell. while frederick humphries, the guy's name who you can see there on the screen, he's a counterterrorism agent who worked in the case of the bomb plot at l.a.x. airport back in '99. and the man at the center of this scandal, david petraeus, is set to testify tomorro
Search Results 0 to 14 of about 15 (some duplicates have been removed)